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Abelia – Sweet Emotion® – Hardy abelia – Abelia mosanensis

Garden Height
60 - 72
Spacing
60 - 84
Spread
60 - 72
Habit
Upright
Container Role
Thriller
Flower Size
Medium
Flower Colors
Pink, White
Light Level
Part Sun to Sun, Sun
Proven Winners

Attracts: Butterflies

Resists: Deer

Fragrant Flower

Fun Facts Abelia is related to honeysuckles and viburnum, two other plants that are often prized for their fragrant blossoms.

Fall Interest

Maintenance Notes
Best in moist, well-drained soils. Prune to shape immediately after flowering. Apply a controlled release fertilizer in early spring.

Uses Notes An unusual addition to shrub or mixed borders, this is a delightful plant to place where its spicy-sweet fragrance can me enjoyed in late May.

Maintenance Category Easy

Water Category Average

Blooms On Old Wood

Bloom Time

Flower Form Border Plant, Landscape, Specimen or Focal Point

Soil Fertility Average Soil